Monthly Archives: December 2017

December 17, 1903: “Success Four Flights…”

At 10:35 a.m. on December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers achieved the impossible, the first powered flight. On the first attempt, Orville would fly a distance of 120 feet in 12 seconds. The brothers would go on to make 3 … Continue reading

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Winter Break Closure, December 23, 2017-January 1, 2018

Special Collections & Archives will be closed December 23, 2017-January 1st, 2018, for Wright State University’s winter break. The reading room will re-open Tuesday, January 2, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. The hours for the week of January 2-5, 2017, will be … Continue reading

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Winter Fun in the Miami Valley, Part I: Sledding

Since it looks like winter is here, let’s celebrate with Dayton Daily News photographs of people throughout the Miami Valley embracing the cold and snow and having some fun. Today we have sledding photographs from the different hills and slopes … Continue reading

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